Schlager Family History

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Schlager Name Meaning

German (Schläger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of Middle High German, German schlagen ‘to strike’, hence an occupational nickname for a craftsman whose work involved striking or beating something, such as metal.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Schlafer, Schwager, Schlegel, Schrage, Schlanger, Schrager, Schauer

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Schlager Family Origin

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Schlager Family Occupations

What did your Schlager ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Schlager. 6% of Schlager men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Schlager women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schlager were Carpenter and Buyer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Secretary
  • Teacher
  • Buyer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Schlager Historical Records

What Schlager family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Schlager. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlager census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schlager. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Schlager. For the veterans among your Schlager ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schlager Life Expectancy

What is the average Schlager lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Schlager life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Schlager in 1944 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schlager

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schlager ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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